Tigers advance seven wrestlers to state sectional
The Adairsville Tigers wrestling team had seven individuals to advance to the Class AAA State Sectionals this weekend (Feb. 5-6) by placing among the top four spots at the Area 6 Traditional Championship last Saturday at Ringgold High School. Adairsville's Daelen Harrison and Henry Pabst were Area 6 champions in their respective weight classes, wrestling at 160- and 170-pounds.
Tigers teammate, Salvador Grimaldo, was an Area 6 finalist in the 106-pound division.
Other Adairsville wrestlers to advance include: Bryce Burgess (152-pounds, 3rd at Area), Nic Jackson (132-pounds, 4th), Kyle Cain (138-pounds, 4th), and Nick Fuller (195-pounds, 4th).
Ringgold won the team Area 6 team title. Adairsville placed fifth, only one-half point behind Calhoun. The seven state sectional qualifiers for Adairsville will compete at Calhoun High School Friday and Saturday in the Class AAA- 'B' Sectional where the top eight finishers will earn a berth in the GHSA Class AAA state tournament at the Gwinnett Infinite Energy Arena Feb. 11-13.